I’ve neither been a SNES nor a Sega Genesis (Megadrive) fanboy. There are too many games of note for each system for me to be able to say that one was better than the other in the great 16 bit battle. When it comes to fantastic SNES games, Axelay has to come top of the […]Read more "Axelay – The Best SNES Shooter Ever?"
Sid Meier’s name conjures up vast complicated strategic titles, hours bent over the keyboard and the hours seeming to melt away. Sid Meier’s classic Pirates which originally was published in 1987 was never just another strategy game. It broke the mold being approachable, big and bold and bright. It was more concerned with helping the […]Read more "Sid Meier’s Pirates! A Review"
With the advent of a new entry into the Streets of Rage franchise I decided to play the excellent fan remake of the classic Streets of Rage trilogy. After Streets of Rage 3, Sega had been trying for years to get a fourth game released. Unfortunately, due to the slow decline of the beat-em up […]Read more "Streets of Rage Remake Review"
After the success of Knights of the Round and Final Fight in the late 80’s and early 90’s, Capcom developed a pair of Dungeons and Dragons beat-em-ups that pushed the boundaries of the genre. This began with The Tower of Doom in 1993, a game which gave players an inventory crammed with magic rings, daggers […]Read more "Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara review"
At the mention of popular Role Playing Games inevitably Final Fantasy becomes the main focus of the discussion. Final Fantasy 7 arguably brought the JRPG genre to the masses to the west and is widely regarded as one of the greatest examples of the genre. However there is one game which I believe rivals FF7 […]Read more "Phantasy Star IV : A Megadrive RPG Classic"
One of the great joys while continuing this series is chatting to members of the well known Retro Tech 100 group and getting to know them better. Andre Russell is one of the backbone members of this community, he is an encouraging and witty figure whose passion for gaming and collecting is truly astonishing. Recently, […]Read more "Spotlight on Retro Gamer : Andre Russell"
The latest in my regular interviews with some of the most notable content providers for the the Retro gaming community features the incredibly knowledgeable Faith Johnson. Faith has recently emerged onto the Youtube community and created some remarkably unique content in a marketplace awash with retro gaming videos. She very kindly took the time to […]Read more "Spotlight on : Retrogamer Faith Johnson"